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  1. In 30 states, a child can still legally own a rife or shotgunRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    In the wake of the accidental death of a gun instructor in Arizona, many are likely asking how a nine-year old was allowed to hold and fire an automatic weapon.


  2. Housing Market Normalizing... Very SlowlyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mortgage News Daily

    Freddie Mac said today that the housing recovery continues to be a primarily local phenomenon .


  3. Home Price Increases Lower than Inflation in Some AreasRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Mortgage News Daily

    Home prices have now increased on a quarterly basis 12 consecutive times. The Federal Housing Finance Agency said yesterday that the 12th increase in its purchase-only seasonally adjusted House Price Index was a 0.81 percent rise in the second quarter of 2014.


  4. Bobby Jindal Sues Education Department Over Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TheBlaze.com

    The Department of Education made about $4 billion available to states through "Race to the Top" grants and provided waivers from the No Child Left Behind law as an incentive to adopt Common Core standards.


  5. Small Businesses Slow to Embrace Healthcare ExchangesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The CPA Technology Advisor

    Unhappy with the choices her insurance broker was offering, Denver publishing company owner Rebecca Askew went to Colorado's small business health insurance exchange last fall.


  6. Gay-Marriage-_Arie-1-jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salina Journal

    Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee comparing them to now-defunct laws that once outlawed weddings between blacks and whites.


  7. St. Thomas Virgin Islands Celebrates Start of Sugar EstatesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    New Community Being Developed by VIHA and The Michaels Organization Brings Much-Needed Affordable Housing for Seniors to the East side of the Foothills.


  8. Books-A-Million, Inc. Welcomes James Phelps as VP of eCommerceRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    As Vice President of eCommerce, Phelps will lead Books-A-Million in achieving world-class marketing and merchandising excellence.


  9. Redondo Police Ramping Up DUI Patrols for Labor Day WeekendRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season.


  10. D.C. Asks Federal Court to Erase Second Amendment Opinion Recognizing Right to CarryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    Back in July, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia struck down Washington, D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns in public.


  11. New Education Policy Analysis Indicates Implementation is Key to...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Watersblogged

    First Edition of Voucher Laws Across the States Ranking & Scorecard from The Center for Education Reform Offers Roadmap for Policymakers Out of 14 states and the District of Columbia that have voucher programs, three earn A's, three earn B's, seven earn C's, and two earn D's on a new ranking and analysis from the Center for Education Reform , ... (more)


  12. D.C. mayor says Muriel Bowser would be 'unwise' to start over on school boundariesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray during a ribbon-cutting for Chuck Brown Memorial Park on Aug. 22 in Washington, D.C. D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray questioned the wisdom of his potential successor Wednesday, saying he was dumbfounded by council member Muriel E. Bowser's pronouncement that she might redraw school boundaries without input from the city's ... (more)


  13. uBreakiFix debuts ship-to-store program in 21 locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Smartphone and tech repair company uBreakiFix is debuting a new ship-to-store program in 21 locations throughout Florida, California, the District of Columbia, Georgia, North Carolina, Texas and Washington.


  14. Wages Have Fallen for Almost Everyone This YearRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    Wages for workers at every pay level except the bottom 10 percent declined from the second half of 2013 through the second half of 2014, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute released Wednesday.


  15. Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues Obama over Common CoreRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday accusing the U.S. Department of Education of illegally coercing states to adopt the Common Core academic standards by requiring states that want to compete for federal grants to embrace the national standards.


  16. Going Out Guide for the District of Columbia, Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2014.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    "The Winter's Tale" Shakespeare Theatre Company concludes its run of the play, this season's Free for All selection.


  17. Maricopa County Signs Five-Year Renewal Agreement for Esri Canada's Assessment Analyst SolutionRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Directions Magazine

    Following the tremendous success of its pilot project which saw a 5:1 return on investment, Maricopa County in Arizona has signed a five-year renewal with Esri Canada for the company's Assessment Analyst solution.


  18. Motorola Solutions Foundation Grants to Support 1 Million Students...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Freshnews

    The Motorola Solutions Foundation , the charitable arm of Motorola Solutions, Inc. , announced that its 2014 "Innovation Generation Grants" will support over 90 organizations in the United States and Canada.


  19. It Pays to Be Gray: Senior Driver DiscountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KickingTires

    Everyone wants to reduce their auto insurance premiums, right? Well, in 34 states and the District of Columbia getting older can be the ticket to cheaper car insurance.


  20. Oswald elected to alternate Angus delegateRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Http

    Brian Oswald of Osceola has been elected as an alternate delegate to the 131th Annual American Angus Association Convention of Delegates, Nov. 6, at the KCI Expo Center in Kansas City, Mo., reports Bryce Schumann, chief executive officer of American Angus Association.